#556ca8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #556ca8 is composed of 33.3% red, 42.4% green and 65.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 49.4% cyan, 35.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 34.1% black. It has a hue angle of 223.4 degrees, a saturation of 32.8% and a lightness of 49.6%. #556ca8 color hex could be obtained by blending #aad8ff with #000051. Closest websafe color is: #666699.

    • R 33
    • G 42
    • B 66
    RGB color chart
    • C 49
    • M 36
    • Y 0
    • K 34
    CMYK color chart

#556ca8 color description : Dark moderate blue.

#556ca8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #556ca8 has RGB values of R:85, G:108, B:168 and CMYK values of C:0.49, M:0.36, Y:0, K:0.34. Its decimal value is 5598376.

Hex triplet 556ca8 #556ca8
RGB Decimal 85, 108, 168 rgb(85,108,168)
RGB Percent 33.3, 42.4, 65.9 rgb(33.3%,42.4%,65.9%)
CMYK 49, 36, 0, 34
HSL 223.4°, 32.8, 49.6 hsl(223.4,32.8%,49.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 223.4°, 49.4, 65.9
Web Safe 666699 #666699
CIE-LAB 46.289, 8.596, -34.86
XYZ 16.175, 15.483, 39.18
xyY 0.228, 0.219, 15.483
CIE-LCH 46.289, 35.904, 283.852
CIE-LUV 46.289, -12.661, -52.693
Hunter-Lab 39.348, 4.518, -31.492
Binary 01010101, 01101100, 10101000

Color Schemes with #556ca8

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Alternatives to #556ca8

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#556ca8 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #556ca8

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CSS codes
.text {color:#556ca8;}
.background {background-color:#556ca8;}
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Shades and Tints of #556ca8

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #06080c is the darkest color, while #fefefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #556ca8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7c7d81 is the less saturated color, while #0749f6 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #556ca8 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #6c6c6c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #676c78 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #5f73ac Protanopia 1% of men
  • #5874ac Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4e7c85 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #5b70aa Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #5771aa Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #507691 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population